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Edmund Quincy is thankful for the good news, and he sympathizes with Caroline Weston in her anxiety about Lucia Weston's illness. Edmund Quincy tells of a footnote to an article on J. G. Birney. The Rev. J. C. Beman, a Third Party man, was a fellow traveler on a train trip to the Milford anti-slavery meeting. The meeting was held in the Orthodox meeting house in spite of its minister, Mr. Goodenow. Edmund Quincy says: "The fair above [in Academy Hall] was not in many particulars unlike the fare below. Eating constituted the chief business ..." He describes the "smart" costume of a "Pretty Polly," who told Edmund Quincy that she had left her church and had experienced much persecution & trial. Edmund Quincy reports on the disposal of funds in the American anti-slavery society. In the evening, "we had a crowded house & went at the Constitution," and Edmund Quincy made the opening speech. "A Liberty Party Shoemaker undertook to reply---but it amounted to very little. William Lloyd Garrison gave a radical address. Mrs. Godfrey, the wife of a Whig abolitionist, entertained Edmund Quincy and William L. Garrison at tea. The Sunday meeting was held in a grove. Edmund Quincy praises the Rev. Davis, a Universalist minister